• Network Engineer

    Job Location USA-VA-Fairfax
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/29/2018 9:41 AM)
    Job ID
    Required Clearance
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in software engineering or a related technical field is required (or equivalent experience), plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree. Agile experience preferred.


    Department of Defense SECRET security clearance is REQUIRED at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Network Engineer to join the TCS team. The position provides an opportunity to develop and advance the cutting-edge equipment and systems that support some of our nation's fundamental defense services. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed clients to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions. The selected candidate will work with collaborative teams to build and further advance General Dynamics Mission Systems technologies. In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the Lead Technician will enhance their skill set among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues. The employee will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.


    Key Responsibilities

    The Network Engineer provides technical analysis in data network planning, engineering and design, and implements techniques and tools to improve the network. Engineers coordinate with all players to provide maintenance and troubleshoot hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as switches, routers, and firewalls. This individual is also responsible for network requirements definitions, network evaluations, network critical item tests, in addition to configuring and troubleshooting Domain Name Services and Network Time Protocol applications on the network.


    Required Skills

    • Experience installing, maintaining and troubleshooting routers, switches and firewalls

    • Experience with vendor network hardware solutions (i.e. Cisco, HP, Foundry)

    • Hands on experience with OSPF, Static Routes, VLANs, L3 VLAN interfaces, ACLs, Multicast, PIM Dense and PIM Sparse, QoS fundamentals and application

    • Knowledge of Linux networking

    • Strong comfort level with command line interface (not GUI interfaces)

    • Knowledge of Network Security (RADIUS, TACACS+)

    • Ability to travel

    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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